More communication needed in planning process – Donaghey

An Inishowen councillor says planning applications are being refused for reasons which could be resolved with better communication.

Cllr Rena Donaghey says traditionally, planners would have contacted applicants through architects or public representatives in cases where problems arose.

However, she says now that doesn't happen, which means more cost to applicants, and more delays in the completion of projects: